SPONSORED BY: Sounds True, Inner Traditions, New World Library, New Page Books and Library Journal.
EVENT DATE: Thursday, January 26, 2012
START TIME: 3:00 PM ET
In a time of retrenchment and budgetary constraint across the publishing and library fields, reader interest in many aspects of religion and spirituality, both in the public forum and the private sphere, remains lively. This webcast presents a remarkable opportunity to get a glimpse into some the next season’s most important and intriguing titles in spiritual reading for a general readership.
Representatives from Inner Traditions, Sounds True, New World Library and New Page Books will talk about their forthcoming titles, moderated by LJ‘s Spiritual Reading columnist, Graham Christian.
Here’s just a taste of the books we’ll be talking about: The Complete Life of Krishna and The New Science and Spirituality Reader from Inner Traditions; Mindfulness for Beginners and A Unified Theory of Happiness from Sounds True; Rethinking Depression and Brain Power from New World Library.
Tara Schofield, Director of Sales, National Accounts, Sounds True
John Hays, VP, Director Sales & Marketing, Inner Traditions/Bear & Co.
John Hays has been involved in book publishing since joining William Morrow & Co in New York in 1988. His resume includes positions with Publishers Group West, Consortium Book Sales, Tuttle Publishing and Motorbooks. John joined Inner Traditions/Bear & Co, a publisher of distinction, in March 2009 as director of sales and marketing. John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Miami University of Ohio.
Georgia Hughes, Editorial Director, New World Library
Georgia Hughes is editorial director at New World Library, where she acquires and edits nonfiction books in the areas of animals, spirituality, personal growth, and sustainable business. New World Library is a Gold Certified Environmentally Responsible Publisher, as certified by the Green Press Initiative.
Laurie Kelly-Pye, Director of Sales, New Page Books
Laurie Kelly-Pye has been with Career Press/New Page Books since 1999. She helped to found and develop the New Page imprint and was elated to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2010. She is a Reiki Master and an avid student of Kai Chi Do.
Graham Christian, Spiritual Living book review columnist, Library Journal
Graham Christian is a long-time observer of the religious scene in America and is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School. In 1998, he took the reins of the LJ column then called “Spiritual Reading,” and has fed an inexhaustible curiosity about spiritual journeys with the hundreds of titles he reads every year for “Spiritual Living” for LJ. He is finishing a doctorate in 17th-century English Literature at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and is currently enrolled at Simmons’ graduate program in Library and Information Sciences, moving toward a career in academic librarianship.
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